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Shelter Attendant Coordinator - (Pathways to Home)

Adult Services | Los Angeles, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at

Pathways is the largest homeless shelter in Los Angeles, providing a diverse group of services. Comprehensive Case Management Services, Affordable Housing Assistance, Transitional Housing Programs, Permanent Housing Placements, JWCH Mobile Clinic, Department of Health Services, USC-HIV Study/Prevention.


The Shelter Attendant Coordinator:

  • Oversee and ensure the safety of coworkers, participants, guests and property on the ground level daily
  • Identify and respond to all monitors and any issues that may come up within the shelter
  • Patrol, observe and report all activity to Operations Manager on a daily basis
  • Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, participants, and visitors to maintain security of property. Assure participants and other individuals are in compliance with facility policies with respect to weapons and other property
  • May conduct searches or operate other detection devices in accordance with company policy
  • Complete written reports and incident logs of daily activities and irregularities
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma  or GED
  • Supervisory experience and  minimum of 2 years in the security field required
  • Must be at least 21 year of age
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule (evenings and weekends required)

Additional Requirements:

  • Familiarity and ease working with issues related to homelessness, substance abuse, mental health diagnosis, and history of trauma
  • Must be able to work well with others
  • Must have access to reliable transportation

VOALA is an Equal Opportunity Employer